alcatras

noun
al·​ca·​tras | \ˈal-kə-ˌtras, -ˌtraz\
plural alcatras or alcatrases

Definition of alcatras 

: a large water bird (as the pelican or frigate bird)

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First Known Use of alcatras

1555, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alcatras

Portuguese or Spanish alcatraz pelican

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